February 2015 Hot Sheet training schedule


February Hot Sheet Training Graphic_1Welcome to the Hot Sheet, a schedule of in-person training, live webcasts, partner calls, and office hours for Microsoft US partners. This post is updated regularly to provide you with at least a six-week outlook.

In addition to attending these live events, all partner roles—business, technical, sales, and marketing—will benefit from using the  partner learning paths to find on-demand training aligned to competencies, products, exams and assessments, and business models.

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Windows Apportals office hours - January 2015

February 17: Windows Apportal Office Hours
Built on Windows 8.1, a Windows Apportal can integrate a customer’s Line of Business (LOB) applications stack into a single, modern, touch-based experience. For partners, Windows Apportal presents an experience selling opportunity—learn more from our experts. Final two dates for these Office Hours: February 24 and March 3.


Sales Excellence - Feb 18 Office 365 Healthcase

February 18: Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcast – Selling Office 365 in Healthcare
Former hospital CIO, Shawn Remacle, will explain the common challenges in healthcare and how Office 365 addresses them. Also learn how Office 365 safeguards Protected Health Information and gives customers a path towards HIPAA compliance. More Sales and Licensing Excellence webcasts.


Feb 24 - Partner Practice Enablement

February 24: Partner Practice Enablement Sneak Peek
Partner Practice Enablement technical boot camps will help you get the knowledge you'll need for the critical topics of enterprise mobility, data platform, data center, and Azure migrations and new deployments. Register for the February 24 webcast and get a sneak peek at these 200-300 level courses. More about Partner Practice Enablement.


SMB Live events - banner

February 24 and 25 in Bellevue, Washington: SMB Live
Day 1 of SMB Live is a business and marketing workshop, and Day 2 is a technical session about hybrid cloud. SMB Live will be in 20+ additional cities in March and April.


PTS - Office 365 PA for SMB promotion

March 5–6: Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB
Learn the fundamental deployment principles and processes that lead to repeatable successful deployments of Office 365 for small and medium business (SMB) customers. More Office 365 Practice Accelerator dates and training courses.


PTS - CRM Online First Steps March and April

First Steps for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Office 365
Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online alongside Office 365 empowers an organization to engage more effectively with its customers. Partners have an opportunity to expand their cloud offerings to include Dynamics CRM Online. A new four-part partner training workshop will be offered in March and April. Links to register here.

This week

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

February 18

Webcast

Cloud Profitability Webcast: Build and Grow a Cloud Practice – Partner Live Event Series

All Roles

February 18

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: MEAN Stack Jump Start

Developers

February 18

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Voice for Office 365

Technical Roles

February 18

Webcast

Enterprise Mobility Scenario – EMS Overview

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 18

Webcast

Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – New StorSimple services in Azure

IT Pros

February 18

Webcast

Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – ASP.NET V-Next with Azure Websites

Technical Roles

February 18

Webcast

Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcast: Selling Office 365 in Healthcare (Refresher) – Level 100

Business and Sales Roles

February 18

Webcast

Windows Server 2003: Security Risk and Remediation

General Business

February 18

Webcast

The Connected Workforce

General Business

February 19

Webcast

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Virtual Foundations Course

Technical Roles

February 19

Webcast

Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Data management options on Microsoft Azure

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 19

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Migrate you MBX to Office 365 – Exchange Hybrid Deep Dive

Technical Roles

February 19

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: End to End Project Management Using Project Online

Technical Roles

February 19

Webcast

US Azure Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 20

Webcast

SharePoint Online Developer series for Office 365: Developing Advanced Workflow Scenarios in Office 365

Technical Roles

February 23–27

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

February 23-26

Dallas, TX

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

All Roles

February 23

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Express

Technical Roles

February 23

Webcast

Ask the Experts External Sharing with SharePoint Online

Technical Roles

February 24

Bellevue, WA

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

February 24 New!

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Polyglot Persistence: Choosing the Right Storage

Developers

February 24

Webcast

Windows Apportal Office Hours

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

February 24

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Real World Scenarios: Inventory Management

Technical Roles

February 24

Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement

Technical Roles

February 24

Webcast

Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in On-Prem and Microsoft Azure

Business and Technical Roles

February 24

Webcast

Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcast: Dynamics ERP on Azure and How to Get Started – Level 100

Business and Sales Roles

February 25

Bellevue, WA

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

February 25

Webcast

Cloud Profitability Webcast: Driving Customer Results with Key Microsoft Office 365 Usage Scenarios (Part 2)

All Roles

February 25

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Practical Performance Tips to Make Your HTML/JavaScript Faster

Developers

February 25

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Getting Started with PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC)

Developers

February 25

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Voice for Office 365

Technical Roles

February 25

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Getting Started with PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) 

Developers

February 26

Webcast

Azure Solutions Acceleration Web Series  – Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (Part 3)

Business and Sales Roles

February 26

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Developing Games with Marmalade and C++ for Windows and Windows Phone

Developers

February 26

Webcast

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Virtual Foundations Course

Technical Roles

February 26

Webcast

Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcast: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Government – Level 100

Business, Sales, and Licensing Roles

February 26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Power BI for Office 365 – Enhanced Reporting in Project Online

Technical Roles

February 26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Migrate you MBX to Office 365 – Exchange Hybrid – Advanced Scenarios

Technical Roles

February 26

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Advanced PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Custom Resources

Developers

February 26

Webcast

Enterprise Mobility Scenario – Microsoft Azure Rights Management Services

Business Roles

February 26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Windows Server 2003 Modernization

Business and Technical Roles

February 26

Webcast

Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Azure Mobile Services – Deep Dive

Business and Technical Roles

February 26

Webcast

Dynamics Bite-Sized Series: Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Transportation Management

IT Pros

February 27

Webcast

SharePoint Online Developer series for Office 365: Branding Management with SharePoint App Model

Technical Roles

March 2–6

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

March 2-5

Boston, MA

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

All Roles

March 2-5

Charlotte, NC

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

All Roles

March 2-5

Houston, TX

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

All Roles

March 2-6

Webcast

Partner Practice Enablement: Azure Technical Training

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

March 2

Webcast

Cloud Customer Relationship Management Competency Updates

Business Roles

March 2

Webcast

Ask the Experts Messaging: Hybrid Migration

Technical Roles

March 3

Webcast

Windows Apportal Office Hours

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

March 3

Webcast

Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcast: Part 1: Licensing Windows 8.1 – Level 100

Sales and Licensing Roles

March 3

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Azure and Open Source: What You Need to Know

Developers

March 3

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Real World Scenarios: Knowledge Management

Technical Roles

March 3

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Initial Journey – Drive Office 365 Adoption

Technical Roles

March 3

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Azure and Open Source: What You Need to Know

Developers

March 3

Webcast

Success with Enterprise Mobility Suite Webcast Series

IT Pros

March 4

Webcast

Cloud Profitability Webcast: Accelerate Sales Process

All Roles

March 4

Webcast

Introduction to Dynamics CRM Online (Sales Productivity), Administration, Pricing & Licensing

Business and Sales Roles

March 4

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: SQL, Python, and Flask 

Developers

March 4

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Voice for Office 365

Technical Roles

March 4

Webcast

Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – BigData on Azure

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

March 4–8

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Ignite

Business, Marketing, Technical Roles

March 5–6

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB

SMB Partners

March 5 New!

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Developer Productivity: What's New in C# 6

Developers

March 5

Webcast

Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcast: Trust and Transparency in a Cloud-First World – Level 100

Sales and Licensing Roles

March 5

Webcast

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Spring Readiness Blitz – Sales Track

Sales Roles

March 5

Webcast

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Spring Readiness Blitz – Technical Track

Technical Roles

March 5

Webcast

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Virtual Foundations Course

Technical Roles

March 5

Webcast

US Office 365 Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

March 5

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: How to Sell Office 365 Through the Value Propositions of SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Yammer

Technical Roles

March 5

Webcast

Microsoft Online Services Advisor Monthly Office Hours: Web-Direct and Deploy Incentives

Business and Sales Roles

March 9–13

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

March 9-12

Chicago, IL

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

All Roles

March 9-12

Los Angeles, CA

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

All Roles

March 9-11

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Design the Hybrid Cloud

Business and Technical Roles

March 9

Webcast

Ask the Experts Identity: Deploying AADSync and upgrading from DirSync/FIM to AADSync

Technical Roles

March 10

New York, NY

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 10 Nashville, TN

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 10

Webcast

Sales and Licensing Excellence Webcast: Part 2: Licensing Windows Software Assurance and Windows VDA – Level 200

Sales and Licensing Roles

March 10

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Real World Scenarios: Budgeting & Accounting System

Technical Roles

March 10

Webcast

Enterprise Mobility Scenario – Visual Studio Development: Mobile apps for Windows, IOS and Android

Technical Roles

March 11

New York, NY

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 11

Nashville, TN

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 11

Indianapolis, IN

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 11

Sunnyvale, CA

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 11

Webcast

Cloud Profitability Webcast: Sales Motion: Proof

All Roles

March 11

Webcast

Dynamics CRM Online – Remove Wind from Competitor Sails & Integration with SharePoint

Business and Sales Roles

March 12

Sunnyvale, CA

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 12 Indianapolis, IN

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros
March 12 Webcast Microsoft Virtual Academy: Construct 2 Advanced Game Development Developers

March 12

Webcast

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Virtual Foundations Course

Technical Roles

March 12

Webcast

SharePoint Online Developer series for Office 365: Real World Challenges

Technical Roles

March 12

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Migrate you MBX to Office 365

Technical Roles

March 13

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – East Region

SMB Partners – Business and Sales Roles

March 13

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – Central Region

SMB Partners – Business and Sales Roles

March 13

Webcast

SMB Partner Insider Call Series – West Region

SMB Partners – Business and Sales Roles

March 16–20

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

March 16

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Introduction to the Azure Starter Kit

IT Pros

March 16

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Ask the Experts Communication: Enterprise Voice

Technical Roles

March 16–19

Atlanta, GA

Convergence 2015

Business and Marketing Roles

March 16-19

New York, NY

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

All Roles

March 16-19

Philadelphia, PA

Microsoft Experience Center Facilitator Boot Camp

All Roles

March 17

Charlotte, NC

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 17

Cleveland, OH

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 17

Webcast

Enterprise Mobility Scenario – BYOD in Today’s Enterprises

Business and Technical Roles

March 17

Webcast

Creating O Data Reports

All roles

March 18

Charlotte, NC

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 18

Cleveland, OH

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 18

Denver, CO

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing roles

March 18

Boston, MA

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing roles

March 18

St. Louis, MO

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing roles

March 18

Webcast

Dynamics CRM Online –  Integration with Exchange Online (Server-Side-Sync) & Integration with Yammer, Lync, Skype

Business and Sales Roles

March 19

Boston, MA

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 19

St. Louis, MO

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 19

Webcast

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 Virtual Foundations Course

Technical Roles

March 19

Webcast

Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Windows Azure Pack for Service Providers and Enterprises with Multi-Tenancy with ADFS.

Business and Technical Roles

March 19

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Migrate you MBX to Office 365 – Diagnostic Tools

Technical Roles

March 19

Webcast

US Azure Partner Community Call

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

March 23–28

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

March 23

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Windows Server 2003 Modernization

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

March 23

Webcast

Ask the Experts – How to increase SharePoint Online adoption

Technical Roles

March 23-April 10

Fargo, ND

Microsoft Dynamics AX Fast TrAX Functional Track

Technical Roles

March 24

Salt Lake City, UT

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 24

Tampa, FL

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 24

Downers Grove, IL

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 24

Webcast

Microsoft Virtual Academy: Data on Azure: A Technology Overview

Developers

March 25

Salt Lake City, UT

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 25

Tampa, FL

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 25

Downers Grove, IL

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 25

Pittsburgh, PA

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 25

Detroit, MI

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 25

Webcast

Dynamics CRM Online – Integration with Power BI & Microsoft Social Listening Overview

Business and Sales Roles

March 25

Webcast

Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Azure Resource Manager with Visual Studio

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

March 26

Pittsburgh, PA

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 26

Detroit, MI

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

March 26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Migrate you MBX to Office 365 – Mailbox Migration Velocity Best Practices

Technical Roles

March 26

Webcast

Microsoft Azure Solution Scenarios – Introduction to Orchestrator, Service Manager Automation (SMA) and Monitoring

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

March 25-26

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Starter Kit for Enterprise Mobility

Business, Sales, Technical Roles

March 26-27

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB

Technical Roles

March 26–27

Webcast

Partner Technical Services: Office 365 Practice Accelerator for SMB

SMB Partners

March 30–April 2

Date

Location

Training, Call, or Event

Role

March 30

Webcast

Ask the Experts Messaging: MultiOrg architectures

Technical Roles

March 31

Philadelphia, PA

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

March 31

Houston, TX

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

April 1

Philadelphia, PA

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

April 1

Houston, TX

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

April 1

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

SMB Live Workshop: Attract Customers, Grow Sales

Business and Marketing Roles

April 1

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

SMB Live Technical: Modernize with Hybrid Cloud

IT Pros

2015 Microsoft events

July 12–16

Orlando, FL

2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

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